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1-18 (Inclusive Nos) Walmer Crescent and 1, 3, 5a, 5b Cessnock Street

A Category A Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8519 / 55°51'6"N

Longitude: -4.2967 / 4°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 256323

OS Northings: 664466

OS Grid: NS563644

Mapcode National: GBR 0BP.3Z

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.Z54N

Entry Name: 1-18 (Inclusive Nos) Walmer Crescent and 1, 3, 5a, 5b Cessnock Street

Listing Date: 6 July 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377970

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33876

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Alexander Thomson (firm of A and G Thomson), 1857-62. Greek Thomsonesque. Complete terrace, curved on plan, with terminal blocks.

3 storeys over basement; ashlar, channelled at ground, banded at 1st, pilastraded windows at 2nd floor, deep main entablature, intermittent projecting bays a storey lower, parapetted and with pilastraded 1st floor windows. Sash windows; stacks; slate roofs. Detailing continued on terminal blocks and on return elevations, recessed and curved corner bay at SE, subway entrance set behind. Doorways mostly have recessed archtrave with disc detail; cast-iron railings with arcaded detailing.

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